FILE - This Dec. 31, 2011 file photo shows Spain's Rafael Nadal returning the ball to Roger Federer of Switzerland during the final day of Abu Dhabi Mubadala Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Nadal has confirmed he is ready to return to competitive tennis at the end of the month in an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi, following a six-month break to recover from a knee injury. The 11-time Grand Slam champion said on his Facebook page Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, that he "can't wait to get back on court in Abu Dhabi," and that he "would love to get my hands on the trophy again this year!" (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

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FILE - This Dec. 31, 2011 file photo shows Spain's Rafael Nadal returning the ball to Roger Federer of Switzerland during the final day of Abu Dhabi Mubadala Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Nadal has confirmed he is ready to return to competitive tennis at the end of the month in an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi, following a six-month break to recover from a knee injury. The 11-time Grand Slam champion said on his Facebook page Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, that he "can't wait to get back on court in Abu Dhabi," and that he "would love to get my hands on the trophy again this year!" (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
FILE - This Dec. 31, 2011 file photo shows Spain's Rafael Nadal returning the ball to Roger Federer of Switzerland during the final day of Abu Dhabi Mubadala Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Nadal has confirmed he is ready to return to competitive tennis at the end of the month in an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi, following a six-month break to recover from a knee injury. The 11-time Grand Slam champion said on his Facebook page Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, that he "can't wait to get back on court in Abu Dhabi," and that he "would love to get my hands on the trophy again this year!" (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
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